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Labor Market Information in the palm of your hand!

Labor markets are rapidly changing with the transformation of industries. A knowledge of employment trends, skills lists, education requirements and salaries is essential to inform a student’s career decisions, and prepare them for the job market.

uConnect has developed the …

By Luis Santiago (He/Him)
Luis Santiago (He/Him) Associate Director of Coaching Operations
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Virtual Employer Events – February 8th-12th

Employers are hosting virtual events and want you to attend! You can find the full list of upcoming events on Handshake: uw.joinhandshake.com/events. Here are a few that are coming up this week:

Inclusive Diversity & Equity @ Allstate – Tuesday, 2/9, …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Over 2,500 Active Internships in Handshake

There are currently 2,623 active internship postings in Handshake, our national job and internship board. If you’re looking for an internship for this quarter, next quarter, or even summer 2021 there are a ton of options! You can use the …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Webinar recording: T-Mobile Presents: How to Rock Your Next Virtual Interview

Details about the webinar can be found below, and you can view the recording at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nEIpc1f88iU

T-Mobile Presents: How to Rock Your Next Virtual Interview

Join Husky alum Charlyn Garcia to learn how to get the most out of virtual …

By Jessie Smith (She/Her)
Jessie Smith (She/Her) Assistant Director of Employer & Community Connections
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Digital Humanities Day, February 20th

What can you do with a humanities or social sciences degree? What does it mean to study the liberal arts in the current moment? Digital Humanities Day will explore these questions through panel discussions with UW students and alumni working …

By Luis Santiago (He/Him)
Luis Santiago (He/Him) Associate Director of Coaching Operations
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So You Attended a Virtual Career Fair… Now What?

Keep the momentum going from your meetings with employers after the fair has wrapped up! Follow up with employers in Handshake via:

Following their company profile (receive notifications of employer activity at UW)
Messaging other students who have worked for …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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New Resource: UW Backgrounds for Virtual Interviews

Are you looking for a suitable background image to use in your next virtual interview or video meeting with a potential employer? Look no further! We’ve curated a selection of virtual background images from around the UW to give you …

By Kaeline Kine (She/Her)
Kaeline Kine (She/Her) Guest Experience Coordinator
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Virtual Employer Events – February 1st-5th

Employers are hosting virtual events and want you to attend! You can find the full list of upcoming events on Handshake: uw.joinhandshake.com/events. Here are a few that are coming up this week:

Target: Investing in You! How to Stand Out …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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Internship Corner – Employers Seeking Interns at Virtual Career Fair on Feb 2

Dozens of employers are seeking interns at the Feb 2nd Virtual Winter Job & Internship Fair in Handshake. Be sure to register for the fair today and check out our FAQs to learn about what to expect at virtual Career …

By Daniel Herb (He/Him)
Daniel Herb (He/Him) Internship Success Manager
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Handshake: Attending a Virtual Career Fair? Here Are 10 Tips You Need to Know

Attending a virtual career fair on Handshake will give you an edge in landing that next job or internship. Employers who attend the fair want to hire students at UW – and they’ll host virtual sessions to find the students …

By Lindsay Smith (She/Her)
Lindsay Smith (She/Her) Handshake Experience Manager
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